Sakunda Holdings, a company that belongs to Kudakwashe Tagwirei signed a sponsorship package of about US$5.3 million with Highlanders and Dynamos Football Club in Harare on Tuesday night.
The two clubs will receive US$900,000 per year each for salaries, bonuses and signing on fees.
Earlier on Tuesday, Sakunda Holdings had released a statement confirming its sponsorship package for the country’s biggest football clubs.
“Sakunda Holdings is pleased to announce its partnership with two of the biggest football clubs in the country, Dynamos and Highlanders,” the company said in a statement.
On top of that, coaches and captains for both Dynamos and Highlanders will get a car each from the sponsorship, which is basically a donation.
The function was attended by the Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Kirsty Coventry and her deputy Tino Machakaire who said he was the one who engineered the deal.
There was also the Sports and Recreation Commission chairman Gerald Mlotshwa, who is married to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s daughter Farai.